• Philosophy

    Chaturmasya – 24 Jul – 19 Nov, 21

    This article presents the necessary information about Chaturmas-vrata, its purpose, its period, fasting during Chaturmasya, etc. The Chaturmas period begins in the month of Ashadha (June-July) and ends in the month of Kartika (October-November). Chaturmas means “four months”, which is the duration that Vishnu sleeps. This year it falls from 24th July 2021 to 19th Nov 2021. Some Vaishnavas observe Chaturmasya from the full-moon day of Ashadha until the full-moon day of Kartika. Others observe Chaturmasya according to the solar month from Shravana to Kartika. The whole period, either lunar or solar, takes place during the rainy season. Chaturmasya should be observed by all sections of the population. It does…